Men’s Book Atlanta features Barr Hill gin

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The Men’s Book Atlanta features Barr Hill gin in their Holiday Spirits guide this December, 2014.  Mixologist Miles Macquarrie of Kimball House in Decatur, Georgia shares some of this season’s top spirits, which includes Barr Hill gin, along with cocktail recipes to keep the party going well into 2015.  CLICK HERE to view the article.


Caledonia Spirits Now Available in Pennsylvania


Caledonia Spirits is pleased to announce we are available for purchase in Pennsylvania! You may purchase 750 mL bottles of Barr Hill gin and Barr Hill vodka from the Fine Wine And Good Spirits website. Orders from can be delivered to any Pennsylvania address — with the exception of P.O. Boxes — or you may choose any of the conveniently located PA Wine & Spirits stores for pickup.  CLICK HERE … Continue reading

Live from the Hive: December 2014



“Winter Solstice,” by Annie Watson, Thistle Hill Studio

The cold and snow have arrived in the north country. Beekeepers have wrapped and insulated their hives to help the bees stay warm through the next few months.

This is such a sweet season. The holidays give us an opportunity to celebrate life, get outside and enjoy the snowfalls, sit by a fire with friends and family, and enjoy food and drink alive … Continue reading

November Newsletter 2014


Building a sustainable Caledonia Cooperage

We have gathered white oak in the Champlain Valley of Vermont to make barrels. Each log is over 100 years old and grows very slowly in this cool climate, the northern limit of the white oak. Because of the national barrel shortage, we started this project to make barrels, and this required a forester to find white oak, a sawyer to quarter saw the wood, and a cooper to make the barrels. This will allow … Continue reading